The primary mission of Reading Rockets is to provide resources to help parents and educators support struggling readers. Browse the articles, research briefs, videos, and webcasts to find out more about why learning to read can be difficult and what teachers and parents can do to help. Be sure to also see the Helping Struggling Readers section.
Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers
Explore ways to create a literacy-rich summer for kids, including struggling learners.
Explore the challenges of teaching English language learners to read, and the different ways schools are working to create bilingual readers.
Learn how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't.
Professional Development Webcasts
Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.